Acclaimed South Indian director Shankar is launching the shooting of Robot in the US on August 15. The film is reported to be the highest budgeted film in South India, more than that of Shivaji and Dasavatharam.
Robot stars Rajinikanth and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. The film is a tri-lingual, being simultaneously made in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. The film is planned for a Sankranthi 2009 release.
Rajinikanth’s first animation film Sultan…The Warrior, produced by Warner Brothers and directed by Rajini’s daughter Soundarya will release in April 2009.